Some may say that St George’s Day isn’t celebrated enough, but over the next few days there is no shortage of celebratory events happening around the UK. Which one will you be visiting?
Trafalgar Square, London
The Feast of St Georges has been kindly organised by the Mayor of London and is the perfect day out for all the family. Morris Dancing, hog-roasts, a farmers market and plenty of Traditional English Cuisine.
When: 25th April
The Royal Albert Hall, London
Watch live patriotic music performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at this stunning venue. There will also be traditional English poems and readings, including the St Crispin’s Day Speech from Henry V – a fun yet educational day for all members of the family.
When: 26th April
The Hub Theatre, Southampton
Morris dancing, readings and a visit from the Mayor this is guaranteed to be a charming day out for all the family, hopefully finished with a trip to the beach (if the English weather’s on your side).
When: April 23rd – 6.45pm-9.45pm
Dover Castle, Kent
Take a step back in time and watch jesters and circus acts within the beautiful grounds of Dover Castle.
When: April 25-26, 10am-5pm
Belsay Hall, Northumberland
Celebrate St George’s Day within the grounds of 19th-century country mansion Belsay Hall. Belsay Hall will be taken over by actors dressed in medieval clothes, magical magicians and live combat displays.
When: April 25-26, 11am-5pm
St Georges Hall Gardens, Liverpool
History takes over St Georges Gardens with Punch and Judy shows, a medieval feast and a wacky fancy dress competition. A great day out where even parents can get involved – go on!
When: April 23-26
So get stuck in and celebrate English heritage with a charming day out for all the family. Happy St George’s Day!